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Roman jewelry hoard found in England

A horde of Roman jewelry has been found during department store renovations in Colchester, England. The collection includes three gold armlets, a silver chain ?necklace, two silver bracelets, a substantial silver armlet, a small ?bag of coins, and a small jewellery box containing two sets of gold earrings and four gold

2,000-year-old warrior’s grave found in England

The grave of a warrior who died 2,000 years ago has been found underneath the future site of a new golf clubhouse in Colchester, England. Archaeologists have been investigating land at the Playgolf course in Bakers Lane, Colchester, before work starts on the new range. And Philip Crummy, director of the Colchester

The race to preserve 2,000-year-old Roman chariot track

Residents in Essex, England, are racing to save a 2,000-year-old, 350-metre Roman chariot track. There was considerable excitement among archaeologists when, in 2005, a firm of housing developers unearthed the only Roman chariot-racing track in Britain, on a site in Colchester, Essex. Five years later, residents have less than a month to

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